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West Scotian Slope

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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 05 December 2021

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind westerly 10 to 15 knots increasing to westerly 15 to 20 this morning then veering to northwest 10 to 15 late this afternoon. Wind diminishing to light early this evening then increasing to easterly 15 after midnight. Wind increasing to southeast 20 to 25 overnight then veering to southerly 30 Monday morning. Wind increasing to southwest 35 Monday evening.

Periods of rain Monday with a risk of thunderstorms.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 05 December 2021
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 Monday afternoon and to 3 to 4 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 05 December 2021
Tuesday Wind southwest 35 knots diminishing to west 25 in the morning and to northwest 15 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind easterly 15 to 20 knots increasing to easterly 25 to 35.
Thursday Wind northerly 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 4 December 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday Ice free. 

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Banquereau - 44139 LaHave Bank - 44150 Halifax Harbour - 44258 East Chedabucto Bay - 44488 West Chedabucto Bay - 44489 West Bay of Fundy - 44490 Mont-Louis - 45138 Baie-Comeau Airport Havre-Saint-Pierre Airport Île aux Perroquets Île Rouge Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan Sept-Îles Airport Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Île Bicquette Cap-Chat Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac Miscou Island Greater Moncton Roméo LeBlanc Int'l Airport Point Lepreau Saint John Airport St. Stephen Baccaro Point Beaver Island Brier Island Caribou Point Debert Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang CFB Greenwood Hart Island Ingonish Beach Kentville AAFC Lunenburg McNabs Island Nappan AAFC North Mountain Parrsboro Sable Island St.Paul Island Shearwater Airport J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Tracadie Western Head Yarmouth Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Summerside Burgeo Port aux Basques Sagona Island St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Winterland Branch Hill Wreckhouse
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 4 December 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Quebec near 4909N 6625W to 4909N 6649W
to 4828N 6900W to 4901N 6810W to 4917N 6710W to 5004N 6610W to
Anticosti Island near 4953N 6431W. Sea ice south then north of the
ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Anticosti Island near 4950N 6329W to
5008N 6230W to 4958N 6136W to 5005N 5948W to Quebec near 5125N
5737W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 4 December 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 5 Dec estimated from Newfoundland near
5106N 5546W to 5130N 5430W to 5430N 5000W to 5545N 5000W to 5745N
5715W to 6100N 5940W to 6205N 5355W to 5910N 4710W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 5 Dec estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5128N 5651W to Newfoundland near 5120N 5639W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

West Scotian Slope

Issued 10:00 AM AST 05 December 2021

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM AST 5 December 2021 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:00 a.m. AST today low located south of Nova Scotia.
By 3:30 p.m. AST today weakening low located near Sable Island.

At 3:30 p.m. AST today ridge located west of the Marine District.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Monday ridge located east of the Marine District.

At 3:00 a.m. AST Monday low 999 mb located near the Great Lakes.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Monday low 988 mb located over southern Quebec.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:57 AM AST 5 December 2021 A low pressure system near the Great Lakes early Monday morning will
intensify as it tracks eastward into Quebec by Monday evening. Strong
to gale force southerly winds are expected across the marine district
ahead of the disturbance.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Banquereau and Laurentian Fan. A freezing spray warning
is in effect for Anticosti.

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